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The best collections of Texas newspapers are in the archives listed in the "[[Texas Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]" section of this outline. The Family History Library has microfilm copies of a few newspapers, such as the Galveston Daily News from 1865 to 1900.
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The best collections of Texas newspapers are in the archives listed in the "[[Texas Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]" section of this outline. The Family History Library has microfilm copies of a few newspapers, such as the Galveston Daily News from 1865 to 1900.  
  
Guides to help you locate newspapers are:
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Guides to help you locate newspapers are:  
  
Sibley, Marilyn McAdams. ''Lone Stars and State Gazettes: Texas Newspapers Before the Civil War''. College Station, Texas: Texas A&M University Press, 1983. (FHL book 976.4 H2smm.)
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Sibley, Marilyn McAdams. ''Lone Stars and State Gazettes: Texas Newspapers Before the Civil War''. College Station, Texas: Texas A&M University Press, 1983. (FHL book 976.4 H2smm.)  
  
''Texas Newspapers, 1813-1939: A Union List. Houston: San Jacinto Museum of History Association, 1951''. (FHL book 976.4 B3h; 1941 edition is on film 1036813 item 4.)
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''Texas Newspapers, 1813-1939: A Union List. Houston: San Jacinto Museum of History Association, 1951''. (FHL book 976.4 B3h; 1941 edition is on film 1036813 item 4.)  
  
Some obituaries and other vital statistics have been abstracted and published. An example is
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Some obituaries and other vital statistics have been abstracted and published. An example is  
  
Pearl Hendricks, comp., ''Texas Obituaries: Death Notices Taken From Early Texas Newspapers, 1835-1890''. Two Volumes. in 1 (Typescripts at the Clayton Library in Houston; FHL book 976.4 V4t; film 845442; a revised version with the dates 1832-1885 is on film 1398600 items 6-7).
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Pearl Hendricks, comp., ''Texas Obituaries: Death Notices Taken From Early Texas Newspapers, 1835-1890''. Two Volumes. in 1 (Typescripts at the Clayton Library in Houston; FHL book 976.4 V4t; film 845442; a revised version with the dates 1832-1885 is on film 1398600 items 6-7).  
  
=== Web Sites ===
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Use this listing to find the title and location of an ethnic newspaper in which your Texas emigrant ancestor may have appeared:  Texas Newspaper Collection by Ethnic, Religious, Professional or Political Orientation  (Center for American History at the University of Texas at Austin)   [http://www.cah.utexas.edu/services/finding_items/newspapers_ethnic.php http://www.cah.utexas.edu/services/finding_items/newspapers_ethnic.php]
  
http://metalinks.com/texnews.htm
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=== Web Sites  ===
  
http://www.usnewspapers.org/state/texas/
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http://metalinks.com/texnews.htm
  
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Revision as of 02:14, 11 August 2008

The best collections of Texas newspapers are in the archives listed in the "Archives and Libraries" section of this outline. The Family History Library has microfilm copies of a few newspapers, such as the Galveston Daily News from 1865 to 1900.

Guides to help you locate newspapers are:

Sibley, Marilyn McAdams. Lone Stars and State Gazettes: Texas Newspapers Before the Civil War. College Station, Texas: Texas A&M University Press, 1983. (FHL book 976.4 H2smm.)

Texas Newspapers, 1813-1939: A Union List. Houston: San Jacinto Museum of History Association, 1951. (FHL book 976.4 B3h; 1941 edition is on film 1036813 item 4.)

Some obituaries and other vital statistics have been abstracted and published. An example is

Pearl Hendricks, comp., Texas Obituaries: Death Notices Taken From Early Texas Newspapers, 1835-1890. Two Volumes. in 1 (Typescripts at the Clayton Library in Houston; FHL book 976.4 V4t; film 845442; a revised version with the dates 1832-1885 is on film 1398600 items 6-7).

Use this listing to find the title and location of an ethnic newspaper in which your Texas emigrant ancestor may have appeared:  Texas Newspaper Collection by Ethnic, Religious, Professional or Political Orientation  (Center for American History at the University of Texas at Austin)   http://www.cah.utexas.edu/services/finding_items/newspapers_ethnic.php

Web Sites

http://metalinks.com/texnews.htm

http://www.usnewspapers.org/state/texas/